The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Coverity products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Coverity over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Coverity.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Coverity
Rank 600 596 571
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -25
Contract jobs citing Coverity 11 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.007% 0.002%
As % of the Vendors category 0.044% 0.016% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25004 24572 23741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.81% 44.94% 46.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14745 13571 12831
Average daily rate £400 £379 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.68% -1.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1083 1073 1199
Average hourly rate £18.40 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.23% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.04 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

Coverity
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Coverity within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Coverity Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Coverity
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Coverity within the UK.

Coverity Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Coverity
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Coverity within the UK.

Coverity Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Coverity
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Coverity within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 10 £400 - 2
London +11 6 £401 - 2
City of London - 6 £401 - 1
East of England +2 2 £376 -
South East - 2 £388 -
Norwich - 2 £376 -
Norfolk - 2 £376 -
Banbury - 1 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £400 -
Newport - 1 £400 -
South Wales - 1 £400 -
Wales - 1 £400 -

Coverity
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Coverity also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Coverity.

1 13 (72.22%) Scrum
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (72.22%) C#
1 13 (72.22%) Git (software)
1 13 (72.22%) Jenkins
2 12 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (66.67%) .NET
2 12 (66.67%) Web Services
2 12 (66.67%) TDD
2 12 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 11 (61.11%) Subversion
3 11 (61.11%) XML
4 10 (55.56%) SOAP
4 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 10 (55.56%) HTML
4 10 (55.56%) Maven
4 10 (55.56%) MVC
4 10 (55.56%) Kanban
4 10 (55.56%) HTML5
4 10 (55.56%) BDD
4 10 (55.56%) REST
4 10 (55.56%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (50.00%) Mobile App
6 5 (27.78%) Linux
6 5 (27.78%) OO
6 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
6 5 (27.78%) jQuery
7 4 (22.22%) C++
8 3 (16.67%) Windows
8 3 (16.67%) UML

Coverity
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Coverity also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Coverity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Drupal
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
2 1 (5.56%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) VoIP
2 2 (11.11%) SNMP
3 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.56%) FTP
3 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) Git (software)
1 13 (72.22%) Jenkins
2 11 (61.11%) Subversion
3 10 (55.56%) Maven
4 2 (11.11%) StarTeam
4 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
4 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner
4 2 (11.11%) SonarQube
4 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (11.11%) Selenium
5 1 (5.56%) ClearQuest
5 1 (5.56%) ClearCase
5 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 6 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 6 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Testing Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Xamarin Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) .NET
1 12 (66.67%) Web Services
2 11 (61.11%) XML
3 10 (55.56%) HTML
3 10 (55.56%) SOAP
3 10 (55.56%) HTML5
3 10 (55.56%) REST
4 5 (27.78%) jQuery
5 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 2 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 2 (11.11%) CGI
6 2 (11.11%) LAMP
6 2 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 2 (11.11%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Tandem
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.56%) SUSE
3 1 (5.56%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Scrum
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) TDD
2 12 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 12 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (55.56%) Kanban
3 10 (55.56%) BDD
3 10 (55.56%) Responsive Web Design
3 10 (55.56%) MVC
4 5 (27.78%) OO
5 3 (16.67%) Web Development
5 3 (16.67%) UML
5 3 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (11.11%) User Stories
6 2 (11.11%) DevOps
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Static Code Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 2 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) C#
2 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) C++
4 3 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (11.11%) Ruby
5 2 (11.11%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) Perl
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) C
6 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Varnish
2 1 (5.56%) NFS
2 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
1 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.11%) CA LISA
2 1 (5.56%) Nessus
2 1 (5.56%) Nmap
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Xamarin
2 2 (11.11%) AppDynamics
2 2 (11.11%) Pega
2 2 (11.11%) IBM
2 2 (11.11%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) CA
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat